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A person wants to buy a car but is having a hard time making a decision. What is getting in the way? Learners turn to psychology to explain what is driving the ambivalence using materials from College Board. A second query asks scholars...
Reed Novel Studies
Some experiences are worth living again. At least, that is how government researchers feel about Brian's survival experience in the woods. The River is a sequel to Brian's adventures in Hatchet. Scholars read about the troubles Brian and...
Edgar Allan Poe's short story "The Cask of Amontillado" is a bit of a puzzle. Critics have long debated Montresor's motives for killing Fortunato. Young scholars examine examples of the three types of irony (verbal, dramatic, and...
Students brainstorm about the physical, emotional, and social developmental milestones of human beings. They complete a timeline as a class that begins with birth and ends with death. Students identify whether each milestone is...
In this reading an interview transcript worksheet, learners read the transcript from an interview with Daniel Levitin who was a psychologist interested in the effects of music on the human brain. Students then answer 10 true and false...
Meet Milo, the robot, an innovative technology that is being used to work with children on the autism spectrum and help build a bridge between these learners and the world of social communication.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Measuring Bullying Victimization, Perpetration, and Bystander Experiences: A Compendium of Assessment Tools
Designed to provide tools to assess a range of bullying experiences, from perpetrators, to victims, to bystanders, the assessment tools in this packet asks pupils to rate themselves as bullies, victims, and/or bystanders. There are also...
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Sigmund Freud and his work. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
Monitor individual students during a classroom observation with a template form. Three pages of fields prompt the observer to note the class member's affect, behavior, peer interactions, and presence of accommodations.
Listen, or read, to a first-hand account of how 15-year old Adama survived being bullied. Scholars gain insight into Adama's experience while reinforcing reading comprehension and vocabulary skills using context clues.
Computers sometimes need to use psychology to improve. The 38th installment of the Crash Course Computer Science playlist looks at how social, behavior, and cognitive psychology play a role in the development of computers and computer...
American Psychological Association
Perspective is everything when it comes to assessing human behavior. Class members examine a series of statements and identify the perspective represented by each to demonstrate their understanding of different psychological perspectives.
Teaching Children Philosophy
Scholars take part in a philosophical discussion about truth, thoughts, and feelings following a reading of Tiger-Tiger is it True? by Byron Katie and Hans Wilhelm.
Boost positive self-talk with a chart that turns negative feelings into happy ones. Scholars write down their negative emotions then rewrite them with a positive flair to aid in changing their outlook.
US Department of Homeland Security
Listen, protect, connect! Using the resource, teachers learn how psychological first aid helps scholars adjust after a crisis or school emergency. They discover how to observe changes in pupils' school performance, listen and offer...
You wouldn't expect artificial intelligence to have bias. An illuminating video teaches scholars about five different types of algorithmic bias. They learn how bias is not necessarily harmful but can lead to discrimination, and they...
Mental Health Literacy
A short video explains what stress is and how it helps us. Playing pretend shows how a kid might feel in certain situations and the impact of positive thinking. Two breathing techniques bring a sense of calm. A friendly reminder to speak...
A lesson brings awareness to a variety of emotions. After discussing the many types of emotions, scholars create a list sorting emotions as easy and hard and then brainstorm coping skills. Pupils draw a picture depicting a scenario that...
A instructional activity challenges scholars to identify life stressors and list ways to cope. Learners create a "Coping with Emotions" book detailing the importance of responsibly working through our feelings.
American Psychological Association
How do people form their opinions about certain social issues? Scholars research current global issues to find out how psychology plays a role in swaying thoughts. Using blogs, writings, and presentations, they uncover why people think...
As humans, we perceive immoral behaviors as more revealing of a person's true character than good behaviors...but why? Peter Mende-Siedlecki conveys recent research in social psychology that suggests we are quick to form lasting...
University of North Carolina
Psychology, the scientific study of the human mind and behavior, is a popular major for many college students. An informative handout outlines common assignments in psychology courses. Scholars see how to design a research proposal,...
Suggested topics for a role play debate include school uniforms and culpability for drunk driving, but any issue of interest to your class will work. What are the hot issues in your community or on the news right now? Class members...
Why can speaking in public be so horrifying and have such strong effects on our bodies? Discover the science of stage fright! Your young learners will learn about the connection between stage fright and our natural fight or flight...
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